Posts tagged "Environmental"

Peterborough Oil Company, LLC v. Department of Environmental Protection (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-076-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11851

PETERBOROUGH OIL COMPANY, LLC  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Worcester.     October 8, 2015. – June 6, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Hazardous Materials.  Oil and Gas.  Department of Environmental Protection.  Statute, Construction.  Administrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of regulation.  Regulation.  Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention Act.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on August 27, 2013.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 6, 2016 at 4:59 pm

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Kain, et al. v. Department of Environmental Protection (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-066-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11961

ISABEL KAIN & others[1]  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Suffolk.     January 8, 2016. – May 17, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Department of Environmental Protection.  Environment, Air pollution.  Regulation.  Administrative Law, Regulations.  Declaratory Relief.  Statute, Construction.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on August 12, 2014.

The case was heard by Robert B. Gordon, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 17, 2016 at 5:33 pm

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Navy Yard Four Associates, LLC v. Department of Environmental Protection, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-130-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

14-P-607                                        Appeals Court

NAVY YARD FOUR ASSOCIATES, LLC  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & another.[1]

No. 14-P-607.

Suffolk.     April 2, 2015. – September 4, 2015.

Present:  Kafker, C.J., Kantrowitz, & Hanlon, JJ.

 

HarborsReal Property, Harbors, Restrictions, Littoral property, License.  Trust, Public trust.  LicenseDepartment of Environmental ProtectionAdministrative Law, Agency’s authority, Regulations, Agency’s interpretation of statute, Agency’s interpretation of regulation.  RegulationStatute, Construction.  Words, “Tidelands.”

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 4, 2015 at 2:56 pm

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Stone-Ashe v. Department of Environmental Protection, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-082-14)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

13-P-489                                        Appeals Court

WENDY STONE-ASHE, trustee,[1]  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & another.[2]

No. 13-P-489.

Suffolk.     January 14, 2014. – July 16, 2014.

Present:  Trainor, Graham, & Agnes, JJ.

Trust, Public trust.  Department of Environmental ProtectionAdministrative Law, Agency’s authority, Regulations.  RegulationReal Property, Littoral property, Harbors, Wharf, Restrictions.  HarborsEvidence, Expert opinion.  Witness, Expert.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm

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Wassenar v. Department of Environmental Protection (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-022-14)

NOTICE: All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

12‑P‑1671                                       Appeals Court

HAROLD B. WASSENAR  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

No. 12‑P‑1671.

Worcester.     September 17, 2013.  ‑  March 5, 2014.

Present:  Hanlon, Brown, & Sullivan, JJ.

Department of Environmental ProtectionPenaltyEscrowPractice, Civil, Dismissal of appeal, Waiver.  Waiver.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on January 20, 2011.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Richard T. Tucker, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm

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Beverly Port Marina, Inc. v. Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-145-13)

NOTICE: All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

12‑P‑2010                                       Appeals Court

BEVERLY PORT MARINA, INC.  vs.  COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & another.[1]

No. 12‑P‑2010.

Essex.     September 12, 2013.  ‑  December 11, 2013.

Present:  Green, Grainger, & Fecteau, JJ.

Department of Environmental Protection.  Administrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of regulation, Regulations.  RegulationReal Property, Littoral property, License.  License.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 11, 2013 at 4:44 pm

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Franklin Office Park Realty Corp. v. Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-172-13)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750;  (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC‑11334

FRANKLIN OFFICE PARK REALTY CORP.  vs.  COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Worcester.     May 9, 2013.  ‑  September 16, 2013.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

Department of Environmental ProtectionAdministrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of statute, Regulations, Judicial review.  Practice, Civil, Review of administrative action.  Environment, Air pollution.  AsbestosStatute, Construction.  RegulationWords, “Wilful.”

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 17, 2013 at 1:50 pm

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Mostyn v. Department of Environmental Protection, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-081-13)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750;  (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

12‑P‑1284                                       Appeals Court

JOHN MOSTYN, trustee,[1]  vs. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & others.[2]

No. 12‑P‑1284.

Suffolk.     April 4, 2013.  ‑  June 24, 2013.

Present:  Meade, Milkey, & Hanlon, JJ.

Real Property, Beach, Conservation restriction.  BeachWetlands Protection ActDepartment of Environmental ProtectionMunicipal Corporations, Conservation commission.  Administrative Law, Standing, Regulations, Agency’s interpretation of regulation.  Practice, Civil, Standing.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 25, 2013 at 4:50 am

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Mahajan, et al. v. Department of Environmental Protection, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-046-13)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm

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